McMow Art Glass Announces World Premiere Of Their Own Exclusive Sheet Glass To Celebrate 40th Anniversary

In honor of their 40th Anniversary, McMow Art Glass in cooperation with Bullseye Glass, has created a one-of-a-kind art glass sheet style. This custom, hand-rolled glass is used for all types of art glass including kiln-formed (fused), mosaic, and stained glass. Phil Materio, Vice-President of McMow Art Glass pulled inspiration from the colors, art and architecture that have made both South Beach and Palm Beach so famous.  “FLORAdia” glass is named for his mother, Flora Materio.  This style will be exclusive to McMow Art Glass and its customers. The Rickie Report shares the backstory and some sneak peeks.  Kudos to McMow for celebrating this milestone in such a meaningful and creative way!

 

 

 

 

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701 North Dixie Hwy.    Lake Worth, FL 33460

 

561-585-9011     Fax: 561-586-2292

www.mcmow.com
www.facebook.com/mcmowartglass

 

Wednesday- Friday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday – 9:00 am – 8:30 pm
Saturday – 9:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m
Sunday-Monday – Closed

 

 

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Phil Materio tells The Rickie Report, “We found inspiration in the design aesthetic which has made South Florida a mecca for artists of all kinds. Bright pops of color, tropical weather, and design and architecture from the neighboring cities of both Palm Beach and South Beach provided us with ample inspiration”!

 

 

Our FLORAdia Styles:

 

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Palm Beach

 

 

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 South Beach

 

 

 

The FLORAdia Glass is now available at McMow!

Stay tuned for our upcoming class schedule. We will be releasing special classes which will include exciting ways to use this one-of-a-kind sheet style!

 

 

FLORAdia Glass: A Bullseye/McMow Collaboration!

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Close-up of FLORAdia Glass Bowl

 

 

 

 

In collaboration with Bullseye Glass Co, McMow worked to create a this one-of-a-kind art glass sheet style. This custom, hand-rolled glass is used for all types of art glass including kiln-formed (fused), mosaic, and stained glass.

 

 

Phil Materio, Vice-President of McMow Art Glass knew that he wanted glass that would feel like South Florida. We pulled inspiration from the colors, art and architecture that have made both South Beach and Palm Beach so famous. When the colors came together it was exactly what he had envisioned – a perfect blend of the these two stunning destinations. He decided to name the glass after his mother Flora Materio. Flora lived in South Florida and often times traveled with Phil to both South & Palm Beach to see McMow’a installations in both areas. Remembering these trips he knew immediately FLORAdia was the perfect name for this new glass creation.

 

 

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FLORAdia Glass Bowl

 

 

 

Phil shares, “While I have fond memories of my mom in Florida, it was really her encouragement that led me to immerse myself in the art glass world,” said Phil Materio, Vice President of McMow Art Glass. “I couldn’t think of anyone I would like to honor more than my mom on our 40th anniversary year. She was one of the big reasons McMow even came to be.”

 

 

How is art glass made:

 

“We worked alongside the glass crafter at Bullseye to determine which colors would be compatible with each other. Bullseye has a very similar business model – also getting started about 40 years ago. Like McMow, they know that art glass is a fine art and have pushed the envelope of working with glass year after year”.

 

 

Here’s a video about glass making at Bullseye

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO7584g57z0

 

 

Glass is made by melting together several minerals at very high temperatures. Silica in the form of sand is the main ingredient and this is combined with soda ash and limestone and melted in a furnace at temperatures of 1700°C. Other materials can be added to produce different colors or properties.
What is Art Glass? colored glass that’s manufactured for use in art and architecture. This type of glass can be used for stained glass and mosaic work, and most are tested-compatible for fusing and other methods of forming glass within a kiln.

 

 

For more information about this, classes and other McMow services:

Taylor Materio, Creative Director
McMow Art Glass, Inc
561-585-9011 x108    Fax: 561-586-2292
taylor@mcmow.com
www.mcmow.com
www.facebook.com/mcmowartglass

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

 

McMow Art Glass Announces Week Of Holiday Sales On Supplies, Workshops And Classes

McMow Art Glass is very excited to announce a week-long holiday sale! Their new Specialty Class Schedule will be released and on sale as well! Not sure what to buy the glass creative in your life?  The Rickie Report suggests a Gift Certificate, so they can choose among classes, kilns, tools and supplies!  McMow is also taking Special Orders – and still offering the discount!  Here are the details.

 

 

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McMow Art Glass

701 North Dixie Highway  Lake Worth, FL 33460
Phone: (561) 585-9011
Fax: (561) 586-2292

www.mcmow.com

 

 

 

McMowHOLIDAYSALE

 

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
and it just got even more wonderful…

For the first time ever, we are EXTENDING our holiday party from a one day sale to a WEEK-LONG SALES EVENT!

NO MORE WAITING! NO MORE LONG LINES! NO MORE CROWDS! NO MORE PARKING ISSUES!

Hours of Operation during our Holiday Sale:

Monday December 7th:
CLOSED!

Tuesday December 8th:
9am-8:30pm

Wednesday December 9th:
9am-8:30pm

Thursday December 10th:
9am-4:30pm

Friday December 11th:
9am-4:30pm

Saturday December 12th:
9am-3pm

Sunday December 13th:
CLOSED!

Our NEW SPECIALTY CLASS SCHEDULE will be released the week of the holiday sale…

20% OFF ALL CLASSES!

We will also be having special events and demos throughout the week- details to be announced!

Missed the pre-order deadline?

NO PROBLEM!

There are still PLENTY of opportunities to take advantage of the discounts on all the items YOU WANT! We will have a TON of great tools, glass, and materials in-house during our week-long holiday sales event!

Don’t see what you’re looking for?

SPECIAL ORDER anything you’d like and still receive the discount!

CLASSES! KILNS! GIFT CERTIFICATES! AND MORE!

Discounts Include:

20% OFF ALL NON-FUSIBLE GLASS-
includes Spectrum, Wissmach, Kokomo, and Youghiogheny

35% OFF ALL BULLSEYE GLASS CO. PRODUCTS
(45% OFF for Bullseye premium pricing accounts)

20% OFF Materials & Supplies

15% OFF Kilns, Saws & Grinders

20% OFF Classes & Workshop time

For more information Call 561.585.9011 ext. 100

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

AR Gallery Invites You to Grand Opening Reception in Delray Beach

An exciting new art gallery makes its debut in Artists Alley, located in Pineapple Grove, Delray Beach Florida, with a sophisticated selection of original artworks from emerging and celebrated artists with a collectible price point.  Amy Reshefsky Gallery will feature contemporary paintings, sculptures, photography and works on paper. The Rickie Report shares the details and expects to see you there!

 

 

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Grand Opening Reception

Thursday, February 20th

6:00 – 9:30 pm

AR Gallery Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday, Noon – 4PM and  by  appointment

  340 Northeast 4 Street    Delray Beach, Florida 33444

 

 

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An exciting new art gallery makes its debut in Artists Alley, located in Pineapple Grove, Delray Beach Florida, with a sophisticated selection of original artworks from emerging and celebrated artists with a collectible price point.   AR Gallery, a contemporary art gallery featuring paintings, sculptures, photography, and works on paper, is located at:  340 Northeast 4 Street    Delray Beach, Florida 33444

 

The gallery will be celebrating its Grand Opening on Thursday, February 20th with a reception from 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. All are welcomed to attend the reception, have an opportunity to meet the gallery owner and exhibiting artists, and enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres.

 

Amy and Josh By the Railroad Track:

 

The Grand Opening Exhibition, which runs through March 10th, will showcase paintings by artist Amy Reshefsky noted nationally and abroad, whose colorful, dramatic abstracts on canvas and glass and reclaimed wood, depict observations of crafted and contemporary visions.   AR Gallery is introducing in it’s Grand Opening exhibit artist, Josh von Nonn. His work is featured with a piece titled  “North American Stalwart”.

 

 

 

AR Gallery will present ten exhibitions in the coming year featuring original artwork by emerging and established artists whose work embody contemporary, abstract and modernist aesthetics.  AR Gallery would like to extend special thanks and appreciation to Evan of Independent Design, Roni of Roni Lefcort Consulting, Claudio and Joe of Camilucci Signs, and a cast of many for adding their expert hand, and resources, and support in helping to make Amy’s vision for a gallery in Artists Alley into a reality.

 

About Amy Reshefsky

 

Amy Reshefsky is sourcing and placing art for private collectors, interior design firms, corporations, architects, as well as first-time buyers. Amy’s experience and well-established relationships throughout the art world, domestically and abroad, provides access to works by both emerging and renowned artists, as well as access to works for sale. Amy and her staff have the unique ability to understand and enrich each individual client, providing art that best serves his or her vision, space, privacy, and resources.

 

Amy tells The Rickie Report, “This new gallery/studio space is in a warehouse setting which allows for larger projects inspiring  my creative vision. Within this scope I am able to produce and show affordable work which I can offer directly to the art buyer. I also look forward to collaborating with quest artists, assembling powerful events and introducing collectors to pricing that makes a difference to support the arts and artists at large.”

 

 

Amy’s background includes studies at the College of Fine Arts, she also maintains a permanent exhibit at AR Gallery in Delray Beach Florida and in 806 Gallery and Sotherby’s in Quebec, Canada.  As of February 20th, 2014 her vision towards expanding, contributing and endorsing the community of Artists Alley becomes a new business effort in the form of a studio work-space which acts as a gallery and event venue towards the Arts.

 

Directions:

 

* Parking available on site and in the public parking areas thru-out downtown Delray. The Delray Downtowner  (offering free rides 11 am to 11 pm)  can be reached by calling 561- 702- 8519 and a tram will arrive within minutes to take you and your quests to Artists Alley in Pineapple Grove.

 

AR Gallery Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday, 12 Noon – 4PM and  by  appointment.   Call 561.444.9989 or E-mail: AmyReshefskyGallery@gmail.com    Web-site: www.AmyReshefskyGallery.com     Facebook: TheArtofAmyReshefsky

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291